LibriVox recording of Moni the Goat-Boy, by Johanna Spyri. Translated by Helen B. Dole. Read by Abigail Rasmussen.
Moni is the goat boy who takes care of all the goats belonging to the people of Fideris, Switzerland. He loves to sing, yodel, and whistle while he romps with the goats all day long on the mountains. His favorite is a young kid named Mäggerli. One day Moni comes across a serious situation where he must keep a deceitful secret in order to protect Mäggerli from being killed. Will Moni risk the life of Mäggerli and tell the truth? This delightful short story teaches children that to trust God and do right is always better than being deceitful. (Summary by Abigail Rasmussen)
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